And the children of the strongest men and the most beautiful women did not learn compassion. They learned only competition, and they were fierce.
These children grew into men and women who believed that the world was a battleground.
The men learned the arts of war to defeat their rivals. Their descendants learned the newer arts of war in the stock market, the boardroom, the athletic field.
The women learned the arts of seduction to defeat their rivals. They painted their faces; they bound their feet; they wore corsets. Their descendants learned the newer arts of seduction with plastic surgery and fashion.
For both the men and the women, fertility became the enemy of their lust for power. Instead of learning compassion, they learned more and more how to subdue their fertility. And when their fertility was fruitful, they killed the children they conceived.
The gender wars myth
March 7, 2012 by joyfulpapist